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Eighth Graders Collaborate to Create with iBooks Author

Learn how eighth grade students from Hinsdale Middle School asked to do extra work, during non class time to creat their own science textbook.Read more.

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Energy by Mark Salata, Ph.D.

What happens when you mix minted candy with cola? How do we create an electric current without a power source? Explore the answers to these questions and more through this ScienceWerkz interactive book, an engaging way to learn science.

In this ScienceWerkz book, you will learn about energy forms and the conversion of energy by using many interactive pages. Videos, animations, and self-quizzes highlight concepts such as potential energy, kinetic energy, conversion of energy, the Law of Conservation of energy, and the multitude of energy resources.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/energy/id508518633?mt=13

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Chemistry Textbook: Chemistry from the Ground Up

Chemistry from the Ground Up
by David Ng

Written by a former mathematics and science teacher, this textbook introduces students to middle school chemistry concepts based on the Massachusetts State Standards. While intended for a 7th- and 8th-grade audience, it provides a much deeper foundation than your typical middle school science textbook.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/chemistry-from-the-ground-up/id504632990?mt=13

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Publishing with iBooks Author

Publishing with iBooks Author – An Introduction to Creating Ebooks for the iPad
<http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025597.do>

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iBooks Author – Support Pages

iBooks Author Help:
<http://help.apple.com/ibooksauthor/mac/1.0/>

iBooks Author Support:
<http://www.apple.com/support/ibooksauthor/>

iBooks Author: Publishing and distribution FAQ
<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5071>
Summary: Find the answers to common questions about distributing and selling books you have created with iBooks Author.

iBooks Author: How to make your iBooks accessible
<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5073>
Summary: When you create books in iBooks Author, use these guidelines to make your books accessible to the visually-impaired.

iBooks Author: Add video to your iBooks
<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5065>
Summary: Learn tips about working with video and audio in iBooks Author, supported formats, and notes on video encryption.

iBooks Author: Use iPad-safe fonts when authoring books
<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5072>
Summary: When you create a book with iBooks Author, be sure to use iPad-safe fonts for a consistent user experience.

iBooks Author: Best practices for using 3D models
<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5093>
Summary: With iBooks Author you can add COLLADA (.DAE) files using the 3D widget; learn the best practices for creating these files for use with iBooks Author.

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